Cyber Valley researchers enable better analyses of large networks

Using a recently developed algorithmic sampling method, Nicolò Ruggeri and Caterina de Bacco aim to help social scientists better understand the relationships between nodes in large networks, including social media channels such as Facebook or Twitter.

04 November 2020 Press Release Valérie Callaghan
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The TCEC quantitative sampling method aims to preserve representative network properties within finite data samples by measuring the influence of a single node in a network.

In the next step, the scientists plan to apply their new method in collaboration with sociologists to investigate the connection between social media and real events.